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Changemakers : embracing hope, taking action, and transforming the world

Author: Fay Weller; Mary Wilson
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Changemakers is the guidebook for ordinary people aiming to create a more just and ecological society. We hold the power to make personal changes that can drive local changes and tip into large-scale social transformation. Explores transformative learning and presents powerful stories of everyday people who have transformed their lives, communities, and wider society. Presents practical tools to get started."--
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Additional Physical Format: Weller, Fay, 1958-, author.
Changemakers.:
Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2018.
(CaOONL)20189013281
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fay Weller; Mary Wilson
ISBN: 086571875X 9780865718753 9781550926682 1550926683
OCLC Number: 1006298684
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface SECTION A: CHANGEMAKING1. A Tale of Egg and Agency 2. Transformation 3. Learning Change 4. The How of Change SECTION B: STORIES AND REFLECTIONS5. Sowing the Seeds of Change Thinking about Food Systems Changemakers' Food Stories 6. Walls and Roofs Thinking about Shelter Changemakers' Shelter Stories 7. Moving Forward Thinking about Transportation Changemakers' Transportation Stories 8. There is No Away Thinking about Waste Changemakers' Waste Stories 9. People Power Thinking about Energy Changemakers' Energy Stories 10. Cooperative Economics Thinking about Economics Changemakers' Economic Stories 11. From Analysis to Activism SECTION C: CHANGEMAKERS' MANUALIntroduction Session 1: Transformative Spaces Session 2: Learning Change Session 3: The Genesis of Ideas Session 4: From Spark to Action Session 5: Cross Purposes and Spirals Session 6: Linking with other Changemakers Session 7: Societal Change Facilitation Techniques References Index About the Authors About New Society Publishers
Other Titles: Change makers
Responsibility: Fay Weller and Mary Wilson.

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